HealthBegins is committed to catalyzing the upstream movement by creating spaces for conversation and sharing materials and resources. Here are some resources that we developed with other leading experts in the field that we hope you will find relevant for your work.
We welcome your feedback. Please feel free to contact us with questions or suggestions.
HealthBegins Upstream Communication Toolkit
HealthBegins Levels of SDH Integration Framework
Navigating the Journey Upstream – A case study Synthesis and Analysis
Staff Spotlight: Ellen Lawton, Pioneer of Medical-Legal Partnership
“There should be a lawyer, a legal aid lawyer, in every single clinic in the country. You don’t have to call them a legal aid lawyer. You can call them a problem solver.”
Staff Spotlight: Sara Bader, From Urban Planning to Health Equity
“I would encourage people that if they feel driven to the work of reducing inequities that there is a role for them in this work.”
Staff Spotlight: Taleen Yepremian, Determined to End Inequities in Health Care Access
“It was heartbreaking to see kids that can't see a doctor or can't see psychologists or any type of provider they need because they don't have the insurance, they don't have the access to care.”